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  • Silicon Valley sex bias? Now it's the jury's turn Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Ellen Pao leaves the Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break from her trial on March 11, 2015 in San Francisco.

    A Silicon Valley gender bias case against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers goes to closing arguments on Tuesday.

  • Twitch warns users of possible hacking incident Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 7:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon.com' s video game streaming platform Twitch informed users that their accounts may have been hacked. E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. bought Twitch for $970 million in 2014 as part of a move to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport. Figures from July 2014, just before the Amazon buyout, show that Twitch users viewed more...

  • Amazon’s video game platform just got hacked Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 4:04 AM ET
    Visitors stream online computer games on the Twitch Interactive stand at Gamescom video games trade fair in Cologne, Germany.

    Twitch, the video game streaming site that Amazon bought for $970 million last year, has been hacked, the company admitted on Monday.

  • Are you willing to pay to watch video clips online? Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 3:02 AM ET

    Instead of free-for-all distribution supported solely by advertising, Vessel will charge $3 per month for exclusive early access to clips of musicians, sporting events, comedians and many other forms of entertainment not available on YouTube or any other digital video service for at least three days. CEO Jason Kilar, formerly head of Hulu Plus, believes...

  • Ex-FAA chief: Drones are good, but safety first! Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    DJI drone

    Flying objects could soon be filling the skies, delivering your packages to your house. So will drones put your safety at risk?

  • Commercial drone flights are generally banned in the United States, except in a small number of cases where the FAA has granted an exemption. The FAA could announce the change next week, ahead of a congressional hearing on drones scheduled for Tuesday, these people added. The FAA had no immediate comment.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks jumped about 1 percent to close near highs, continuing several days of alternating gains and losses as investors weighed a weaker dollar.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, March 20- Rapid7, LogRythm and Mimecast are joining a growing list of cybersecurity firms planning to go public in 2015 to capitalize on investor interest following a spate of hacker attacks, according to people familiar with the matter. Shares of publicly traded cybersecurity firms have outperformed the market in recent months, as...

  • Tinder hires high-profile tech exec as its new CEO Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Former Microsoft corporate vice president of Windows Live Search Christopher Payne is shown at a Microsoft event in San Francisco, Nov. 6, 2006.

    Tinder has hired high-profile tech exec Chris Payne as its new CEO, replacing current CEO and Sean Rad, Recode reports.

  • Heads up! Amazon drone tests cleared; what's next? Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 11:53 AM ET
    Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone

    The FAA has cleared Amazon drones for testing, but don't expect to see that package land in your backyard any time soon. Here's why.

  • 6 seismic shifts that will challenge your business Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
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    Innovation is also known as creative destruction for good reason: It wipes out companies. Prepare for these 6 trends before it's too late.

  • Amazon faces roadblocks to drone delivery   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Amazon's faces roadblocks to drone delivery

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Patriarch Equity CEO Eric Schiffer discuss the FAA's approval of drone delivery testing and what that means for the company and its competitors.

  • Futures higher as Street eyes earnings, Fed speakers Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 8:22 AM ET
    An employee handles a jewel ring at the Tiffany and Co jewellery store.

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open, as investors digested earnings reports and awaited speeches by two U.S. Fed policymakers.

  • Early movers: Tiffany, Darden, Simon & more Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Friday's early movers:

  • FAA gives Amazon go-ahead for drone tests Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 7:08 AM ET
    Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone

    Amazon won approval from the FAA to test a delivery drone outdoors.

  • This is RadioShack's sole hope of survival Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 7:01 AM ET
    A customer leaves a RadioShack store in San Francisco and a Sprint store is shown in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Standard General's reduced buyout offer of $145.5 million is RadioShack's only hope of surviving bankruptcy and staving off liquidation.

  • MUMBAI, March 20- As billions of dollars flow into India's booming online economy, some investors are beginning to fret that soaring valuations could hamper market listings and limit their options when it comes to turning paper profits into cash. India's rising number of smartphone users, cheaper internet costs and a vast middle class have turned it into one of...

  • The FAA also granted Amazon an exemption from other flight restrictions so the experimental drone can conduct those flights. The approval is a win for Seattle- based Amazon, the largest e-commerce company in the United States, and advances plans by the company and others to deliver packages using small, self-piloted aircraft. Amazon must keep flights below 400...

  • US regulators approve Amazon drone test flights Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:24 PM ET

    Amazon.com Inc has won U.S. federal regulators' approval to test a delivery drone outdoors.

  • SEATTLE, March 19- Amazon.com Inc has won U.S. federal regulators' approval to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce giant pursues its vision of speeding packages to customers through the air, while facing public concern over safety and privacy. The FAA also granted Amazon an exemption from general flight restrictions on drones, or small unmanned...